Creepy Crawlies with the Grout Museum

Find out why the hissing cockroaches hiss and see how furry a giant tarantula really is! Check out this educational program with Sam from the Grout Museum to meet and learn about lots of different...


Summer Reading Program: Darrin Crow

Listen to local storyteller Darrin Crow tell entertaining tales and bring stories to life! He'll keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end with his presentation of "Big Builders with...


Jay & Leslie's Laughing Matters

Pigs build houses, kids help design improvised stories, and Jay and Leslie engineer some cool juggling tricks. The hilarious duo juggles, mimes, and makes you giggle with their silly nonsense....


Living History with Harriet Tubman

Join Harriet Tubman (Kathryn Harris) as she talks about her experiences as a ‘conductor' for the Underground Railroad. Over a period of roughly ten years, Tubman made nearly a score of trips to...


All That Jazz: A Music Storytime

Learn all about jazz music and enjoy a professional ensemble from the University of Iowa Arts Share perform the works of the jazz mainstream. This ensemble covers the range between early swing and...


Cocoa & Carols with the Combined Efforts Men's Choir

Join the talented singers from Combined Efforts Men's Choir for a Christmas carol sing-a-long.

Recorded on December 4, 2016 at the Iowa City Public Library.

Arts, Music, and Hobbies, Children's

Visiting Author 2016: Delia Ray

This year's visiting author to Iowa City Community School District is Delia Ray, author of middle grade fiction and nonfiction.

Books and Writing, Children's

Ready, Set, Polka with Pint Size Polkas

Mike Schneider of Pint Size Polkas takes us through a toe-tapping, hand-clapping musical adventure.

Recorded on June 28, 2016 at the Iowa City Public Library.


Popo's Halloween Puppet Festival 2016

Try on a costume and have a laugh with Iowa City's famous Popo the Clown featuring Deanne Wortman and Dave Panther.

Recorded on October 22, 2016 at the Iowa City Public Library.


Music is the Word Storytime: Regina Orchestra

Fifth Graders from Regina Orchestra entertain us with a special morning concert as part of the Music is the Word series.

Recorded on May 5, 2016 at the Iowa City Public Library.